Children’s Programs

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Get your kids started in lessons and share your passion for the winter experience with them!  Our instructors will have your kids cruising the slopes in no time while highlighting fun, adventure, and learning in a safe environment.  Many of our instructors are even certified in Advanced Children’s Education.  Know your little ones are safe and having fun with us!

Be sure to specify your level when registering for lessons:

Level I

Level II

Level III

Level IV

For those new to the sport of skiing or snowboarding. Have ridden Chair 5 and can ski or ride down Ego Flats without assistance. Have taken formal instruction and are ready to perfect skills on the blue runs.  Can load and unload Chair 3 without assistance. Can ride all the chairs at Mt. Spokane and are ready to develop the skills needed to be comfortable on all terrain.

DAILY LESSONS

These are one-time lessons available on a day-to-day basis.  Most are available for children as well.

Private Lessons

Ages 3 & up

Encouraged for the younger ones and beginners to maximize learning potential and achievements.  Also a great opportunity to refine technique or advance to the next level.  For ages 3-6, one-on-one one-hour private lessons are suggested, as younger children gain the most benefit from individual instruction and do not yet have the attention span or endurance to last much more than an hour.

Available daily at the top of each hour from 10:00am to 2:00pm.  Friday and Saturday night lessons are available with a 24-hr advance reservation when night skiing is in session. Arrive at least an hour before your lesson begins; latecomers will forfeit their lesson or reschedule.

Add rentals $15-22 depending on age.
Add an all-mountain lift ticket for $29 ages 7+, free tickets for ages 0-6.

Group Lessons

Ages 7 & up

Only $49

Group lessons are available on weekends & holidays only. Beginning at 10:30am and 1:00pm, group lessons are an affordable introduction to a new sport for beginners, or a jump to the next level for intermediates and advanced skiers & riders.  Lessons are two hours* and are first-come, first-serve.  Be sure to classify your child’s level before signing up for lessons. Reservations highly recommended, call 24 hours in advance to schedule 509.238.2220 x 0.

Group Lesson availability subject to change.  Please call (509) 238-2220 x0 for current availability. Available on weekends and holidays only. Reservations highly recommended. Arrive at least an hour before your lesson begins; latecomers will forfeit their lesson or reschedule.

*Group lessons are two hours with a minimum of three people; two or less participants is just one hour.

Never Ever Package

Ages 7 & up

Includes a two-hour group lesson*, Chair 5 lift ticket (beginner lift), and all-day rentals for just $75.

Available on weekends and holidays only. First come, first serve sign ups. Limited availability. Arrive at least an hour before your lesson begins; latecomers will forfeit their lesson or reschedule.

*Group lessons are two hours with a minimum of three people; two or less participants is just one hour.  Add a second lesson for the same day for just $15.

Also available for Levels II & III with an all-mountain ticket and a two-hour group lesson for $99 ages 18+, $89 ages 7-17.

Snowplay Lesson

Ages 3 to 8

A one dkidslessonay program for kids including daycare,  2 hour private lessons and lunch.  Your child’s coach will assist them with their gear, escort them to and from the lesson, and deliver lunch to daycare.

Lesson times are from 10:00am to 12:00pm.

Children must not be in diapers.  Available Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays.  2-child minimum for weekday reservations. 24-hours advance reservation required.

 Starting at $89   add rental equipment for $15-$22

1 HOUR PRIVATE LESSON

One Student – $69
Additional Student – $39

2 HOUR PRIVATE LESSON

One Student – $99
Additional Student – $59

Add rentals – $18
Add All-mountain lift ticket – $22

MULTIWEEK LESSONS

Register online- Links provided in the columns to the right.  Be sure to specify your child’s ability level when registering for lessons, and please have your child’s height, weight, and shoe size ready if when registering if you child is renting equipment.

Mini Mites (ages 4-6)

The Mini-Mites program includes daycare for skiers ages 4-6.  Drop off participants at Snoplay Daycare at the bottom floor of the Main Lodge at 9:00am.  Rental gear will be waiting for the students, and their instructor with get them suited up and ready for their lesson.  The first on-snow lesson session of the day is from 10:00 to 11:30am.  11:30 to 1:00pm is lunch, which is included in the price of the program, and quiet time.  Your child’s instructor will suit and boot them for the afternoon session, which runs from 1:00 to 2:30pm.  You may pick up your child at Daycare any time between 2:30 and 4:00pm.

Total on-snow lesson time is three hours.  Class size is 4 students per instructor.  Student must be 4 years old by Jan 1, 2019. Participants must not be in diapers.  Students often benefit from a private lesson prior to the start of the session.  Remember to write your child’s name on all ski clothes and equipment.  Include slippers or sandals to wear in daycare.

Choose a program session in the column to the right. Don’t wait- space is limited to 24 children per day in daycare. (As of September 25th, 6-week Mini Mite lessons are full.)

 

Mighty Mites (ages 5-6)

Mighty-Mites is for skiers or snowboarders ages 5 or 6 years old.  This program does not include daycare or the suit and boot service.  Lesson times are from 10:00 to 12:00 pm and 1:00 to 2:30pm.  Check in at the Lodge 2 ticket window on the far left with a snowman sign that says “Multiweek Lesson Check-In” to get your child’s lift ticket and lesson card.  Students should assemble in the Learning Area at the bottom of Chair 5 no later than fifteen minutes prior to lesson start time.

Total on-snow lesson time is three and a half hours.  Class size is 5 to 6 students per instructor.  Students much be 5 years old by January 1, 2019.  Snowboard classes are limited to 4 per session.  Levels I, II, III, & IV available.  Be sure to specify the ability level of your child.

 

KIDS CLUB (Ages 7-15)

Our Kid’s Club multiweek program is a different kind of lesson for kids ages 7 to 15, skiers or snowboarders, full of fun and learning!  Morning sessions will work on the skills needed to develop to the next performance level, through specific instruction and feedback.  Afternoon sessions will practice what was taught that morning with a primary focus on moving and “putting on the miles” with the student’s coach. 3-day and 6-week sessions available.

Lesson times are from 10:00 to 12:00 pm, and 1:00 to 2:30pm, a total of three and a half hours of on-snow learning.  Participants will be grouped by age and ability level (be sure to classify your child’s ability level before signing up!);  Levels I, II, III, & IV available.

Check in at the Lodge 2 ticket window on the far left with a snowman sign that says “Multiweek Lesson Check-In” to get your kid’s lift ticket and lesson card.  Students should assemble in the Learning Area at the bottom of Chair 5 fifteen minutes prior to lesson start time.

Kids Club 3-Day Holiday Camps

3-day camp available to skiers and snowboarders, ages 7 to 15 years old.  Levels I, II, III, & IV available.  Be sure to specify the ability level of your child.  Participants will be grouped by age and skill level.  Any student taking two 3-day Holiday Camp sessions is eligible for a FREE season pass upon completion of the second session!

Registration deadline is two weeks before the start of the session.

If your child misses the first day of any session, he or she will automatically be moved to the next available session.

See column to the right for pricing.

Kids Club 3-Week & 6-Week Sessions

Available to skiers and snowboarders, ages 7 to 15 years old.  Levels I, II, III, & IV available.  Be sure to specify the ability level of your child.  Students receive a skills assessment report and a FREE season pass upon completion of two 3day/week  or one 6-week lesson package.

Registration deadline is two-weeks before the start of the session.

If your child misses the first day of any session, he or she will automatically be moved to the next available session.

Mini-Mites (ages 4-6)

Register online: 3-day Holiday Camps SKI

(Early Bird Special: Save $15 if purchased by November 1st!)

$199 Lesson and Lift Tickets
Add rental equipment $50

Register online 3-week Adventure Camps Saturday or Sunday SKI

(Early Bird Special: Save $15 if purchased by November 1st!)

$199 Lesson and Lift Tickets
Add rental equipment $50

6-week Saturday or Sunday Sessions (6wk sessions are sold out!)

$369 Lesson & Lift Tickets
Add rental equipment $70

SCHEDULE FOR MINIS, MIGHTYS & KIDS CLUB 2018-2019

Holiday Camp 3-Day #1 – Dec 26, 27, 28
Holiday Camp 3-Day #2 – Jan 2, 3, 4
6-Week Saturdays – Jan 5, 12,19, 26 Feb 2, 9
6-Week Sundays – Jan 6, 13, 20, 27 Feb 2, 10
3-Week Saturdays – Feb 16, 23 Mar 2
3-Week Sundays – Feb 17, 24, Mar 3

Mighty Mites (ages 5-6)

Register online: 3-day Holiday Camps SKI

Register online: 3-day Holiday Camps SNOWBOARD
(Early Bird Special: Save $15 if purchased by November 1st!)

$169 Lessons
Add rental equipment $50

Register online: 3-week Adventure Session SKI

Register online: 3-week Adventure Session SNOWBOARD

(Early Bird Special: Save $15 if purchased by November 1st!)

$169 Lessons
Add rental equipment $50

Register online: 6-week Saturday or Sunday Sessions SKI

Register online: 6-week Saturday or Sunday  SNOWBOARD
(Early Bird Special: Save $15 if purchased by November 1st)

$289 Lessons
Add rental equipment $70

Kid’s Club (ages 7-15)

Register online: 3-day Holiday Camps SKI

Register online: 3-day Holiday Camps SNOWBOARD

(Early Bird Special: Save $15 if purchased by November 1st)

$169 Lesson and Lift Ticket
Add rental equipment $50

Register online: 3-week Adventure Session SKI

Register online: 3-week Adventure Session SB

$169 Lesson and Lift Ticket
Add rental equipment $50

Register online: 6-week Saturday or Sunday Sessions SKI

Register online: 6-week Saturday or Sunday SNOWBOARD

(Early Bird Special: Save $15 if purchased by November 1st)

$289 Lesson and Lift Tickets
Add rental equipment $70

MOMS & DADS:  WANT TO LEARN WHILE YOUR KIDS ARE IN CLASS?  CHECK OUT ADULT CAMPS (++free pass if you complete one 6-week session)

Register online: Adult 6-Week Saturday or Sunday SKI

Register online: Adult 6-Week Saturday or Sunday SNOWBOARD

(Early Bird Special: Save $15 if purchased before November 1st)

$205 Lessons – Add Lift Tickets $108
Add rental equipment $90

Register online: Adult 3-week Spring Session SKI

Register online: Adult 3-week Spring Session SNOWBOARD

(Early Bird Special: Save $15 if purchased before November 1st)

$111 Lessons – Add Lift Tickets $63
Add rental equipment $60

EZ SKI OR RIDE 1-2-3 BEGINNER PACKAGE

EZ Ski_Ride LogoPC_eps (1)Now you have no excuse not to get up to the mountain this winter with a package this easy and affordable!  It really is as easy as that: 3 lessons, 3 lift tickets, and 3 rentals for one low price.  Two-hour* group lessons go out at 10:30am and 1:00pm, visit on any weekend or holiday.  Learn the basics with a Chair 5 lift ticket (beginner hill) on the first lesson and progress as far as you want to  or are capable of on the second two lessons with an all-mountain lift ticket.  Program is only for beginners and is non-transferable.

Package is available on weekends & holidays only (including the entire holiday stretch from December 26th through January 6th ).

Purchase online or call (509) 238-2220 x0.  Your documentation will be waiting for you the first time you arrive. Reservations required to schedule your lessons.  Please call 24 hours in advance.

As a graduation gift, upon completion of the EZ-Ski or Ride program, you may purchase a season pass for only $99 (regular price: $629 Adults, $529 Youth), good for the remainder of the 18/19 season.   You must participate and complete all 3 lessons to be eligible to purchase this special $99 pass. 

Lesson participation is mandatory.  Upgrading the first ticket from a chair five lift ticket to an all mountain ticket is not permitted.

*Group lessons are two hours with a minimum of three people; two or less participants is just one hour.

GET 3 LESSONS, 3 LIFT TICKETS, & 3 RENTALS!

EZ SKI OR RIDE 1-2-3 PACKAGE

$159* (ages 7+)
$139 in January only


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